Currently I'm a Free Software Developer working as a Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat.

My main focus is Samba and FreeIPA development. I'm a Samba Team member. In my spare time I'm working on libssh, a library implementing the SSH/SFTP protocol. Also on csync a two-way file synchronizer (used in ownCloud) and cmocka a lightweight unit testing framework for C with mock support.

Community Involvement

  • Samba - Samba Team member and active developer and researcher
  • libssh - Maintainer and active developer
  • KDE - Maintainer of kio_sftp and active developer
  • csync - Maintainer and developer
  • cmocka - Maintainer and developer
  • CMake - Module developer and maintainer

Employment History

Red Hat GmbH - since 2009

Senior Software Engineer - Samba, FreeIPA and RHCS

SUSE Linux Products GmbH - 2006-2009

Software Engineer - Samba and File Synchronization

Siemens A&D - 2003-2005

Java Developer (as a working student)


Unit testing with mock objects in C
LWN.net Weekly Edition for July 18, 2013

Public Speaking

SambaXP 2008-2013 Göttingen, Germany
Printing in Samba 4.0 (together with Günther Deschner)
FreeIPA Cross Forest Trusts (together with Alexander Bokovoy)
DCERPC and Endpoint Mapper
Documenting the Source, Doxygen
Roaming Home Directories for Linux (csync)
FOSDEM 2010 Bruxelles, Belgium
Roaming Home Directories for Linux (csync)
SUSE 2008 Nuremberg, Germany
The CMake build system